There are currently 156 COVID outbreaks in Colorado, and one of the biggest ones is in Mesa County.
Mesa County School Leads the State
Last week Grand Mesa Middle School in Mesa County Valley District 51 was listed as having 48 students infected, which was actually the largest number of student infections in the state. Loveland had the second-highest number of student cases with 46.
Back in the second week of September, children and teens made up 26% of the COVID-19 cases in the state with 14 under the age of 18 that had been hospitalized.
Colorado Schools Experiencing Outbreaks
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently reported a total of 156 outbreaks in Colorado Schools. A school must have more than five cases to be considered an outbreak.
According to a report in the Canon City Daily Record, most of the schools reporting outbreaks had fewer than 10 infected people, but there were 18 schools with outbreaks affecting 30 or more people, including students and staff.
BY THE NUMBERS: Colorado Schools with COVID Outbreaks in September 2021
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
recently reported a total of 156 outbreaks in Colorado Schools, though most were small. Below is a look at the biggest outbreaks last week at schools in Colorado. One of the biggest was Mesa County's Grand Mesa Middle School.
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